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July 8, 2015Posted by on
Up in smoke or bottoms up: How policy could affect substance abuse
Springer Science+Business Media. (2015, January 12). Up in smoke or bottoms up: How policy could affect substance abuse. ScienceDaily. Retrieved July 8, 2015 from http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/01/150112181317.htm
- ScienceDaily Summary:
- Half of young drivers who died in car crashes in American states such as California, Hawaii and West Virginia were under the influence of either alcohol or marijuana, or both. This is the story told by the statistics recording fatal road accidents involving 16- to 25-year-olds in nine US states.
- Katherine M Keyes, Joanne E Brady, Guohua Li. Effects of minimum legal drinking age on alcohol and marijuana use: evidence from toxicological testing data for fatally injured drivers aged 16 to 25 years. Injury Epidemiology, 2015; 2 (1) DOI: 10.1186/s40621-014-0032-1